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visual display unit

Line breaks: vis¦ual dis|play unit
(abbreviation: VDU)

Definition of visual display unit in English:

noun

chiefly British
A device for displaying input signals as characters on a screen.
Example sentences
  • However, in recent years computer scientists have been developing a range of animated agent faces, programs that generate images of human-like faces on the computer's visual display unit.
  • On the visual display unit in Defence Control Area, the demon was seen to dive out of the smoke and roll across the ground, sliding slightly to a stop as the second explosion occurred.
  • The gunner's station is equipped with gunner's main sight, three periscopes and a visual display unit.

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